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Alicia Tutors - English tutor in Milton Keynes and Northampton - also private tutoring in French and Italian

Alicia Tutors - English tutor in Milton Keynes and Northampton - also private tutoring in French and Italian

Private Sciences Tuition by Crofton Brierley

in the Northampton, Milton Keynes, Banbury and Rugby areas

 

Biology, Chemistry and Physics Tuition at AS and A levels and Science and Maths at GCSE

 

Although the sciences are often referred to as if they are quite similar (for instance combined science is the most common award at GCSE) the skills required for each one especially at A level are quite different. Read more ...

 

Science GCSE

Science GCSE is generally taken as either a double or triple award.  Contrary to the perception of many the three sciences are separately taught and the exams consist in general of two papers in each discipline (double award) or three papers in each discipline (triple award).  Read more ...

 

A level Science

The teaching of A levels changed in 2015 with the first exams sat in June of 2017.  This was part of Government reforms aimed at making GCSEs and A levels more rigorous.  In particular all A level exams had to be taken at the end of the two year course and not in the form of AS and A2 modules throughout the two years. Read more ...

 

A level Chemistry

The new A level exams involve three written papers (total of 6 hours) and a practical Assessment.  The syllabuses OCR, Edexcel and AQA are quite similar consisting of a range of physical and inorganic chemistry modules in the first paper,  Read more ...

 

A level Biology

Again the modern syllabuses set three written exam papers. There is more variation between the syllabuses than is found in Chemistry, so it is hard to generalise.  There is always a foundation Biology module which covers topics such as the structure of the cell and basic biochemistry.  Read more ...

 

A level Physics

There are again three written papers and a practical assessment.  The A level physics syllabuses are broadly similar covering typically Newtonian mechanics, electricity, waves & photons, materials and particle physics.  Read more ...